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Viadero, Debra – Education Week, 2005
This article discusses how a lifetime of research has led Edmund W. Gordon to the conviction that it is the out-of-school extras that nurture children's intellect. A half-century ago, the noted psychologist Edmund W. Gordon and his physician wife, Susan, opened a children's health clinic here in central Harlem. For as little as a quarter, poor…
Descriptors: Intellectual Development, Educational Experience, Supplementary Education, After School Education
Berne, Robert, Ed.; Picus, Lawrence O., Ed. – 1994
Papers from an Equity Study Group are compiled to give a real-world look at an evolving school system. The Equity Study Group was formed by the New York State Board of Regents to investigate how the allocation of resources contributes to the disparity in outcome for New York school children. The following papers are included: (1) "Educational…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Accountability, Compliance (Legal)
Gordon, Edmund W., Ed. – 1972
Contents of this issue of the NCRIEEO Newsletter include the following articles: (1) "Editor's commentary: background to the issue," by Edmund Gordon, which puts busing into perspective as an important educational resource--like physical facilities, instructional materials, and teachers--to be used to achieve educational and social…
Descriptors: Bus Transportation, Desegregation Effects, Desegregation Litigation, Desegregation Methods
Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1972
A nongraded educational program of several learning levels and highly individualized instruction, financed by the district and by Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I funds, the Directed Learning Program is in its third year of operation in the Hempstead, New York school system. The program is the district-wide method of instruction for what…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Class Organization, Classes (Groups of Students)
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Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1972
This project, located in a rural community in upstate New York, has, with very limited resources, set itself the task of humanizing and individualizing its total education program. The school district is well on the way toward the achievement of that goal in its elementary school where two special programs have been in operation for six years.…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Development, Disadvantaged Youth